Kendrick Lamar

What the Variety Staff Is Thankful for in Entertainment in 2022

Tom Cruise revived movie theaters with the blockbuster hit “Top Gun: Maverick,” Taylor Swift broke the internet (and Ticketmaster) with her “Midnights” album and “Eras” tour and Michelle…

Music Industry Moves: Grammy Nominee Amy Allen Signs With Warner Chappell

Warner Chappell Music has signed a global admin deal with Amy Allen, the singer-songwriter credited for writing top singles for Harry Styles (“Adore You,” “Matilda”), Halsey (“Without Me,”…

Grammy Snubs and Surprises: ABBA and Mary J. Blige Get Love; Zach Bryan, Morgan Wallen and ‘Encanto,’ Not So Much

The biggest surprise about the 2023 Grammy nominations, which were announced early Tuesday, is that it was shorter on surprises than in most years. That’s a good thing,…

Grammy nominations 2023: Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar lead the pack

The 65th Grammy Awards will take place on Feb. 5, 2023, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles

SZA and LaKeith Stanfield Play Crime Couple in Ua-Violent Music Video for ’Shirt’

R&B singer SZA has shared a new single titled “Shirt” — some two years after she first teased it, but promises that more than six years after her…

Rihanna Returns to Music With ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Original Song

It’s official: Rihanna is making her long-awaited return to music with “Lift Me Up,” the lead single on Marvel’s blockbuster sequel “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” The song, a…

How a Jewish Teen’s Kanye West Obsession Echoed His Dad’s Own Hip-Hop History

With each passing day, more companies pile on Kanye West for his repeated anti-Semitic statements. First it was Balenciaga, then Vogue; it took a while for Adidas to…

‘Khendreek!’ — Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Big Steppers’ Tour Mesmerizes Paris: Concert Review

The Parisian crowd is chanting but it’s not immediately clear to American ears what they’re saying. It gets louder as the object of their adulation stands on the…

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City’ Spends 10 Consecutive Years on Billboard Album Chart

Kendrick Lamar’s “Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City” celebrates its 10th year anniversary this week, and with it a huge achievement — the album has remained on the Billboard 200…

Cody Ryder Joins Park Pictures as Executive Producer of Commercials, Co-Head of Film and TV (EXCLUSIVE)

Cody Ryder has joined Park Pictures as senior executive producer for commercials and co-head of film and television. Ryder is the first executive producer at the company to…